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SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
ahead for us. pedestrian lighting is expected to increase in the coming years as more attention is paid to the streetscape. with the treatment by dpw, the definition of streets also bears on responsibility for pedestrians lighting. sometimes pictures help. here is a photo that shows rincon hill area. you can see a street light and to the left, a pedestrian light. this is an example of pedestrian lighting that was installed by the developer for and improve to the area. -- and then prove to the area. this is another light that is pedestrian scale. you can see the top of the light. this is a redevelopment- sponsored project. then we will have the lighting that gives you an example of the pedestrian scale lighting we are talking about. many of these projects are proposed by developers working with the city. the better street plan adoption means that any doctor who will rebuild a block or a number of blocks will be obligated to install pedestrian lighting. once the plan is in place to install it, who reviews the plan. who expects the work after it has installed. under the proposed pedes
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 2:30pm PDT
the great new year food. it brought us together but it was also an opportunity to share our culture with others, bring more unity among all of our communities. half the lunar new year to everyone and let's unite our communities together. thank you. [applause] >> good evening, my name is carmen chu. i will keep my message brief. i want to wish everyone a happy lunar new year. again, this is a time that is important to many of merit -- asian-american families because of the importance of bringing together family. i think we can all replicate this, the matter what community we live in. so i want to say happy new year. [speaking chinese] [applause] >> good evening. [speaking korean] in the new year, may have much good luck and fortune. new year's was a time for my family to get together and build community but also to reflect on the previous year, what challenges lie ahead of us. today at the board of supervisors, we recognized black history month. for me, that is always a reflection of the work of people that have come before us so that we can be where we are today. as asian americans,
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 2:30am PDT
standards. we responded that it was -- and electricians. this is a project where we would be using -- and not hard panel's. the solar generations are bolted to the roofing materials. distillation of that membrane that would adhere to that. we were advised that we would have the roofers prevailing wage. then for the work involved in the lecture will components, it would be the electrician with the prevailing wage. >> if you deem that this is appropriate, i would like to ask the gentlemen from -- to come back up to the front. you have asked that we do what? >> we were talking about the contract that she was speaking to. >> we will move forward with these two locations, whether or not they will voluntarily comply with the ordinance. you are not aware of any discussions taking place? >> as they are being bid, they will be in compliance with the higher ordinance. >> you're talking about the new muni pieces, not those that have been awarded. >> that's correct. >> this is a separate issue. it seems that there has been conversations. you're concerned as around the prevailing wage issue. wh
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 3:00am PDT
ground floor at the planning and design phase and they would have to come to us and say this is what we want to install. we would then be able to say, no, you're not allowed to install it because it does not meet the efficiency specifications that we have. we would have the authority with this policy adoption that we don't have today. >> to develop and apply the standards. >> so, would you come back to us with a set of standards as the next that after this policy? >> we could. we already have under development and are planning to bring to you the street lights portfolio and will incorporate into the pedestrian lighting. we are planning on having that complete by the end of this year. we presented to you over a year ago and that project has been under way since we have incorporated the pedestrian lighting into it. we would be able to specify the type of polls and fixtures. we have a portfolio so someone could not say, i want to do this one unique-looking poll. we would have those controls in place. we would bring this back to you for consideration. >> i think it makes sense us to go ahea
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 1:00pm PDT
carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became representative of what we consider modern elevators today. >> so the height of buildings
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 1:30pm PDT
building manager. she will lead us on a walk through the building as we move along and talk about that as well. this is a fund and a unique place in san francisco, big, open space. a couple of times a week this is filled with a marketplace. >> 100 farmers. they are here on saturday. the farmers market is out front, and also on tuesday's we have about 60 farmers out front. >> and that is on the plaza? >> on saturday it is back here, and on tuesday it is in the front. >> i guess i am interested in what happens. we have a plaza where the ferry boats used to come. what happened? >> the whole backside of the building was originally line for ferryboats. it could handle about 14 boats at one time. the building was built in 1898, and the ferry boats were very popular up until the bay bridge got built in the early 1930's. at that time, the passengers shifted from taking the ferry boats out to going across the bridge and a ferry boat service diminished. >> the cars were a reduction in the use but also led to the development of the freeway in front of the ferry building, which in 1989 was damaged
SFGTV2
Mar 22, 2011 9:30pm PDT
teachers to remaybe and stay with us. they taught me to put the letters together so i could learn how to read, please don't take them away. thank you. >> my name is kimberly. i want my teachers to stay they help us in everything. they help us with homework. thank you. >> 30 parents will be here. they leave because we have children. we represent them. we have 98% signatures. they keep these teachers in school. we need to sit down and see where the changes have to be. believe me. after the meeting, you are going to see why we are saying this. thank you very much. >> [speaking in spanish] i'm a mother from brian elementary. i'm here today to remember the words ta were beautiful. he said use the tools one of the tools he taught us was don't ask, demand. we are really concerned because the most important thing if our life are our children. here i am to demand. the teachers are the second parents of our children. >> [speaking in spanish] . now we are exercising that right. >> thank you. >> good evening everybody. i'm a concerned parent at brian elementary. >> i was here two weeks ago. my son's
WHUT
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. after all, we're metlife. >> dr. christopher chyba, welcome. >> thank you. >> tell us about the seti institute. what is it? >> it is a private nonprofit research organization that is interested in the other gin and distributions of life in the universe. >> how does it function technically? >> we have three main areas. one is education and public outreach. that is largely funded by the national science foundation and nasa beyonds. we have about 120 employees. those two branches are what nasa might call astrobiology. everything from organic chemistry between the stars to microbiology to the exploration the solar system then the other half of the institute is the center for seti research. that is the part of the institute that is involved in the search for extra terrestrial intelligence. >> so it's an astrobiological institution. >> that's exactly right. >> is astrobiology a new science? >> the word has been around for decades but there has been an acceleration in afghanistan especially since nasa has begun to focus on it. >> so we're talking about the origin and life in the universe. >
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm PDT
can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> welcome to "culturewire." since december 2005, the museum of the african diaspora, known locally,moad, has presented programs that celebrate and explore the culture, history, and art of people with african descent throughout the and added states and throughout the world. the director of cultural affairs recently met with the museum director. to learn more about the current expedition, textural rhythms, constructing the jazz tradition, contemporary african
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 6:30am PDT
use of pedestrian writing and we can continue this while you think about that. no one else is going to listen to most of these lights. >> the way that i would like to frame the discussion is that there are many things that there is a desire to do. we have a source of funding which is considerable to those kind of issues. this is not an infinite supply. there should be discussions about how this is most important to us. we have a variety of programs. how does this back up compared to those? that is a discussion that we should have. at this time, i don't see how this compares with the programs that we have already committed ourselves for. my recommendation would be that we not act on it at this time. we don't have the resources to do with it. we're willing to get into a discussion about priorities for the use of the resources. >> are there further comments? >> i just think that we have to take into account the historical nature of this district. >> that was one other option, can we take on this piece? i don't think this approach is ideal but there is a problem already. this seems to b
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
taken from us to do to violence. he was a star athlete at balboa high school. he was in the process of being hired by recreation and parks. out of that tragedy, this very setting reminds us that we need to look after each other. i would like to thank supervisor avalos, the author of this legislation, supervisor campos, a strong supporter of this legislation. the director of city build, the many department heads that were impacted by this legislation, the head of sfmta, the head of the human rights commission, the head of the office of labor standards, the head of the recreation department, and more. i would like to thank local 261, josh, vince, pam, and all the city build students who are with us today. mayor lee. mayor lee came into office and reaffirmed his commitment to looking after the great people who live in our city. one of his top priorities is to stimulate the local economy with jobs and he has empowered me with implementing the new local higher policy. i promised that i would not focus on the process, but on a measurable outcomes in the areas of the employment and job traini
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 3:00am PDT
could have right now. many of us have too much to read and someone said here's a 3 hundred page thing and this is called primer. i actually read it, 65 pages and it has a very detailed cd. what this starts is how many of us can tell us the fundamentals of climate and weather change. most of us, one man? then you don't need to read this. the fundamentals of that we learn listening to the radio or watching the weather man and that's not good enough for us because we have to learn the hand gauge because we don't want to sit around feeling unnerved when someone says sea levels can go 25 feet. that's not where leaders take others. we have to know what's real and in the range of possibility. so this report is the best primer on what is effective climate. secondly, we all here about the poles shrinking in antarctica, based on this you see they play a bigger roll with respect to water and reflection from the sun. there are things you need to know. we don't need fearful people. many of us are managers that make hard decisions in investments we need to be empowered and knowledgeable. this looks
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
together. living in the mountains, they're used to being resilient. and they say they're okay, holding tight for now. they just hope this hillside will also hold tight. well fortunately no one was hurt in the slide. the public utilities director for santa cruz county tells me that the upper portion of the slide is not stable, and that's what they're really concerned about right now. i have to tell you, even while we were out shooting video, some smaller rocks started to come down. so this is a very fluid situation. reporting live from scots valley, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> all right, marianne, thank you for that update. >>> all the rain might cause a lot of people headaches, but for some, it's pure gold. rainy season is busy season. at golden west auto body in san jose, rain increases business by about 30%. slick roadways and the recent time change means a lot of fender-benders out on the roads. working in wet weather is not ideal, but the owner says it's nice to help his customers. >> i like to think of it as i'm getting people back on the road. they got themselv
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 2:30pm PDT
the city. there are differences in the numbers. supervisor mirkarimi: i think it helps us explain, at least from that number, the other 600 and what it represents. i don't think anyone would know what that 600 is. is it administration or somebody working the property room? we don't really know. >> we will drill down as to active duty, all light duty, medically on leave, with respect to police officers, we will get cheaper enrollment on the drop. as i recall, it is not a large number, to under so as i recall. supervisor mirkarimi: thank you. supervisor wiener: if i could just get clarification on what you said about the drop -- my understanding was sent 25% of the department is eligible to retire, we may have a retention problem. could you clarify what he meant by that? >> it depends on if you think retention is a problem. we have a contract provision that provides an additional -- what is it 6%? for officers to induce them to stay up to age 60. in addition, sadly, many public agencies in the region have cut back on their police force. with the assistance of the civil service commissio
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
. good luck to all of us. see you tomorrow. it's 9:00 a.m. on the east coast. 6:00 a.m. in the west. i'm carol costello sitting in for kyra phillips. we begin in libya. new day and new sounds of violence in tripoli. explosions and anti-aircraft fire echo across the capital. we'll get the latest from there. >>> witnesses say in government tanks and snipers are in the center of misurata and thofrs a hospitals are overflowing. gadhafi says he will defeat the coalition by any method. and that coalition is growing. this morning we learned that kuwait and jordan joining the list of countries against gadhafi. just minutes ago turkey joined the group. it will provide warships and a submarine to enforce an arms embargo against libya. this military action could be long and drawn out. here's what president obama said about that in an interview with cnn. >> gadhafi may try to hunker down and wait it out even in the face of a no-fly zone even though his forces have been degraded. but keep in mind that we don't just have military tools at our disposal in terms of accomplishing gadhafi's leaving.
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 1:00am PDT
other thing would be is to take the money out of the budget for that and use it for something else. we could use of for something to create jobs now because she don't just want it sitting there. there is no specific date of this month or next month that makes a difference. even if we started now, the work on davy's probably would not happen for a year-and-a-half. so there's no harm in making a decision now, but there's also nothing we are waiting for that will make it clearer. president vietor: it's like if there is no objection, we should proceed, but if you could make sure to communicate with us on a regular basis as to any community concerns that arise, particularly as it relates to the labor issues, we would very much appreciate that. >> at a minimum, it will come back to you before we award it. nothing will come back to you until then. commissioner caen: 2 what union do the solar labor folks along? >> and received applications from numerous unions. that particular occupation could be affiliated with electrical, roofing, different crafts. the graduation prospect for those apprentic
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 12:30am PDT
different subject, on the other hand, as far as us meeting demands, it is related and is related with in the context of the 2018 discussion. i'm sure we will get into that. also, some eye-popping unit costs that are there. without beating that dead horse, i'm sure we've all had the opportunity to beat that dead horse. it brings to the for the issue that as we try to figure haori are going to meet those supply things, what role unit costs play. it looks as though the time line is coming together. we have the urban environmental plans coming up this spring. we talked about at the retreat having discussions about unit cost and how we think about those. this memo says that by the end of august, we will have another round of presentations or another round of information on this subject. it looks as though in the next six months, we will have a fair amount of discussion in front of us. i had a three specific questions about timing. as far as impact to the water supply, it lists two. one is the interim requirements for alameda creek and secondly for san mateo creek. when are we expecting those
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am PDT
having 140% of the median as of april 1st. we still have a couple of storms ahead of us and more snowpack adding to this. there is lots of snowpack in the sierra that will come into our reservoirs'. in fact, if you saw the reservoir right now, you would see a bathtub ring around it because we spend taking out some much water to account for this note. this past weekend, in moccasin, we had 3.2 inches of rain in moccasin which is the fifth wettest storm on record. there was lots of water right there that we were having to deal with. if you follow the news, yosemite national park is closed in the valley right now because of the storms that occurred over the weekend. there is a lot happening up country and a lot of water that has come through and a lot of snow pack there. the beneficiary for us as we have been able to generate a lot of extra hydropower. additionally, at the local reservoirs, we will be getting a lot of releases from both lower crystal springs and calaveras. they are getting above the levels they should be at for this time of year. we have plenty of water to deal with
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
weapon that was used in the shooting. now it's possible that one have the persons of interest that was brought here tonight could be the suspect in the case. it's also possible that the suspect is still out there. if you have any information about the shooting you're asked to call crimestoppers, that number is 1-866-7-lockup. christian schaefer, abc 2 news. >>> tonight a baltimore county man is facing 6 decades behind bars after pleading guilty to child porn charges. jock nicholas the fourth was sentenced by a judge. he pleaded guilty to for making videos that show him abusing a 1-year-old girl. they are asking for a 30 to 35 year sentence for her. >>> the man suspected of being the east coast rapist was in a courtroom as his lawyer stood up and entered a not guilty plea. eric thomas is suspected of rapes on 22 women between 1997 and 2009. thomas is a truck driver, lives in new haven. also lived in virginia, and became a suspect based on a tip that he had bragged about the first rape that happened right here in maryland. >>> mark falcon ham died 64 nights ago fighting a fire in hil
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 1:00am EDT
end. steve harrigan is in libya where he joins us live. >> reporter: we think that scene took place a mile from here in the qadhafi compound. that compound has been a target hit by missiles. despite the fact that pentagon officials say qadhafi himself is not a target. it is an act of defiance from qadhafi. he hasn't been seen in several days. he's been giving recent speeches by telephone. now appearing apparently, before the cameras and a crowd of volunteers, human shields. he's saying he is in this to the end. he's not afraid of european jets or fighters or americans. and they will win this war. in the meantime, there's a real military test coming up in the city of miss -- of misrata, 125 miles away from the capital of tripoli. you have 500,000 civilians inside that city, and now according to the american admiral in charge of this operation, he is saying that qadhafi's government forces are attacking civilians. this is a direct violation of the u.n. security council ruling. the admiral says all options are on the table. it is a very difficult situation for those inside. they've had
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
and to understand their capabilities is to use them and try to confirm that they work on big events that we actually have observed, and so you know, typically, we look retrospective simulations and try to introduce as much independence in the tests that are used, in order to gain confidence that the models work in future situations. i'm not familiar with the environmental quality act or activity that you mentioned but i think it's worth discussing. >> just time for a few more questions. >> this one is for dan, i want to pick up on some things you mentioned, just reiterate, especially ten years back, we don't know about regional climate scene just through temperatures. my sense is science is improving and you mentioned the business about regional change in precipitation and the tendency to get dryer moving north and the models also showing tendency for wetter winters and dryer summers and whether the model shows heatwaves and that's interesting not just as temperatures being higher but more sustained and more precipitation, and planning knowing how to apply these things could be very
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am PDT
committee. she is in the mayor's office and she made things happen for us. thank you. >> and the extraordinary public service award goes to supervisor maxwell. she is a native of san francisco, and she was elected to the board in 2001. she served until 2011. this affected everything from land use, to children and families. including a residential water conservation ordinance. congratulations, supervisor maxwell. >> good afternoon, everybody. this is me. people have been asking me, what are you doing now? i am thinking about things that i want to think about. you take it for granted, but i don't anymore. i want to thank the status of women, and all of you. i want to thank all of the people that are in this room that worked with me. thank you, it is collective leadership. you're certainly a part of my team. thank you all. [applause] >> i asked if i could do this one because it is pretty darn important to me. this is the community leadership award. she was a young woman from hunters point that said, most kids in this community who don't believe they will live to see their twenty fif
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 11:30am PDT
choices in the debate that we have today before us are really more focused presentations of what happens in a global city when we have very few jobs available, very few good paying jobs, and where people want to spend a premium on information and not on the bricks and mortar thing that bill they help the economy. in that context, -- we are in an economy that its people's needs for jobs against their need for housing, to be guaranteed against displacement. this is just representative of how hard it is to navigate these things when we have an economy that gives us so few choices. that said, i believe, taking our experience, fighting in the mission, we are aware that companies like twitter come and go. we remember bigstep.com. they took out a lot of nonprofits at 21st and mission. we remember these types of economies are fickle. in order for anything like this to even be considered, we need a comprehensive anti-displacement policy and strategy is based on reducing the amount of just causes for evictions in the areas that are being hyper developed. that can even extend to future deve
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 7:30pm PDT
. they will probably be mixed in the crowd with you or sitting up here with us. be on the lookout. i guess i will begin martin. >> i would like to call this meeting to order. may i have a roll call please? >> commissioner zuckerman? commissioner ben-ezra? chair lacroix? we are expecting commissioner liang, plus some of our executive committee. are there any you commissioners i missed? we are expecting at least two more. that concludes the call to order and the roll call. >> before we have commissioner comments, i recommend we call the supervisor of so he can make his comments. you are in no hurry? you want to be last? all right. i will open it up to and the commissioners that would like to make some kind of introductory comments before we start listening to the testimony. commissioner joseph? vice chair joseph: i wanted to say our youth and our young citizens are our future. entertainment, music, and dance gatherings are vital in molding a character come out responsibility, and interpersonal social relationships. paul simon always said every generation throws paper he wrote up the po
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 12:00am EDT
and they get stuck to my fael. i hate to use the word surreal, but it felt like a very gay dream i was having. last night, i updated my facebook status from single to it's complicated. then, i woke up this morning and i went online and how this happened, i have no idea. >> little thing called plan better. >> so, yesterday, i tripped over my dress and i fell up the stairs. >> plan better. >> and about a few months ago i woke up and i was blond. >> plan better. but i loved it, but okay. plan better. >> thank you. >> you're awesome. so -- [ applause ] >> jimmy: plan better. i love it, gnarly, charlie, gnarly. yes. high five. >> wow. >> jimmy: the loneliest goddess of them all, it's very sad. [ applause ] no, i don't blame you. don't. in other wacky celebrity news, chris brown was on "good morning america" today. he was there to be interviewed and do a couple of songs. but he got mad during the interview and after the show he flipped out. robin roberts, one of the hosts of "good morning america," asked him about the fight he had with rihanna. after which he went to his dressing room an
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. the police didn't give us a hint that they were on to a suspect. we didn't know that until we were handed the statement a couple of minutes ago and we were told there would be some information and thought it would be the ballistics comparison that the two cases were connected and we had hints they were connected for a couple of days now, but nothing definitive until just now when we got the saint from chief tom manger. the cases are connected, suspects in custody and don't know why they were murdered at this point. the chief is promising more information at 6:30 tonight. >> and we're working this and trying to get more information. do you know is mr. gadera, the man who came to the country, if he ever attended the same muslim community center as the other financial victim? >> reporter: he did not -- community center as the other victim? >> reporter: he did not. he was a buddhist and didn't attend the community center. that is a part of this that doesn't make sense to us either. >> hopefully this will be made clear after 6 tonight. thank you, paul. >> all right. >> reporter: breakin
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 2:00am PDT
conflicts because we're not used to sitting around the table with regulators, necessarily, and reaching a consensus on how to go forward. it's not the traditional way of working in many areas. secondly i think to recognize is what drives the regulators. the regulators work for an agency and are usually accountable to the public for a public process. their concern is if they don't invoke certain regulations they will be liable, they will be answerable to the public, and we have to help them with that issue. we have to help them see this is a two-way process. >> i am being dragged off stage -- is there time for one last point? no. we are due to take a break and be back at 11.30. no, i am wrong. let's hear from our leader, then. . >> i don't know about you, but i believe this has been a great panel, so please show them your appreciation. thank you all for your questions and, mary, thank you for you and your group here to give us some good thoughts and ideas. you are to be back at a little before 11.15 because we want you in your seats at 11.15. so take a quick break. there's more muffins, co
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, big news tonight for some of the largest cities in america, and what it says about all of us. >>> and "making a difference." a woman on a mission to fight the battle of the bulge, one entire town at a time. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, with cruise missiles and air strikes reigning down on his country, moammar gadhafi has not only survived any of the strikes that might have landed near him, tonight he appeared on libyan tv in front of a crowd of supporters in tripoli, vowing to be victorious in the end. the u.s. lost a jet there today, an older fighter jet, mechanical failure they say, and not a shootdown. both pilots are okay. but it could have ended much differently. and in the beginning stages still of this so far u.s.-led attack, a lot of people are wondering how this ends. we begin tonight with our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. jim, good evening? >> reporter: good evening, brian. for american air crews, this is about as tense as it gets. and it took more than 12 hours to safely recover both of the do
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 7:30am PDT
happen overnight. unless we ramp up the efforts, which is a possibility. there are steps that move us in this direction. >> this is emblematic of the many bureaucracies working on this, but not the centralized or corn added effort and i appreciate the work that these entities are doing. >> this speaks to where we are, commissioner. others have described this as well-intentioned, but we have to mature the institutional capacity, to consolidate this capacity, to create that capacity going forward. the sector work is weaker than in the transportation sector. >> i learned that there was not a recommendation about where this is. >> this came out in the memo of dealing with this, most centrally. this is certainly my personal opinion. i may need to confirm with colleagues. this is where everything belongs. let me turn this over to maria lombardo for a couple of slides. >> i am the chief deputy. i will give you a quick overview of the funding situation, with these issues and recommendations that we have done. this was a quick and wrote effort, by the staff and the other agencies, and the star
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 8:00pm PDT
is in eight in each of us as humans -- is innate in each of us as humans. continue to work with the dance music community to provide a safe and positive environment as much as possible. with the rave ban, you may or may not see a decrease in the negative aspects that started the ban. you will definitely see a decrease in the positive aspects. this music has changed my life. i am older now. i can only hope to share the joy and love i have experienced to the wonderful music and culture. thank you. commissioner zukerman: i would like to call up joseph, red, travis. >> good evening, commissioners. i would like to take a moment to thank you for calling this -- calling this hearing today. i will draw a parallel to the state upon -- in europe, where it is considered a public health issue rather than a law enforcement issue. we are on the brink of making the decision of making a transition from an enforcement perspective to a public health perspective. my key point tonight really is focusing on the emphasis that we should be creating safe alternatives for the youth to gather rather than dri
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 10:30am PDT
times higher than a non abused boy. drug use is 12-40 times greater. many experts believe that many boys are sexually abused. after a came out on the other side of my abuse, had to dedicate my work. i completed a short film called flashcards, loosely based on my childhood. it won a international awards, it aired on international public television. the canadian mounties approached before the movie was even done and used it to train their officers. the movie is also in many parts of africa now used as a training tool. despite lengthy efforts with state senators, but has never been used as an educational tool in the united states. in august of 2007, i went to zimbabwe. it continues to be in the midst of a political crisis. robert mugabe, at one point a freedom fighter, after 30 years in power has become a political dictator. he has written to the elections since the year 2000. zimbabwe, which has one of the highest aids rates in the world, and a large part of that epidemic has to do with the following. at there is a myth perpetuated by the traditional healers that raping a version will
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 5:30am PDT
with these, it can be used as an organizational, development tools to focus on who you wore, what we believe in, and as an internal tool i am not hostile to it. this really does talk about who we are. the sioux were siou the sewer especially. we also call ourselves the please water program. sewers are what people understand. as far as continuing to make the point that we clean up water and protect the environment, that is something that we do in all three enterprises. that is something that we can deal with as part of our educational mission. that does not lead anywhere. for emergency vehicles, where you have the trucks, they respond to a variety of emergencies, not only water but seismic emergencies. caughare we talking about recalg trucks? >> no. as part of the budget saving recommendations, one with suggestions was that we only have white vehicles. there is a very visual impact for emergency response. they are not emergency responders. >> the trucks that we have are blue. they had a yellow and orange trucks. that was the power coloration. this is a long and sordid history of color
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 10:00am PDT
like to speak? public comment is closed. is there any other item before us? meeting adjourned. thank you, everyone. supervisor chu: welcome to the subcommittee of the budget and finance committee. my name is carmen chu. i enjoyed by supervisor kim. supervisor mirkarimi will be joining us shortly. mr. clark, do we have any announcements? >> please turn off all cell phones and pagers. if you present any documents to the committee, provide a copy to the clerk for inclusion into the file. items acted on today will appear on the board of supervisors agenda on march 29 unless otherwise stated. supervisor chu: i would like to wait for the full complement of the committee before we get on to item one. let us go on to item two. >> resolution authorizing the department of emergency management, for the city and county of san francisco, as fiscal agent for the bay area region, to retroactively accept and expend a fy2008 buffer zone protection program grant in the amount of $579,090 from the u.s. department of homeland security through the california emergency management agency to fund critical p
PBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
supermarkets, including branches of matro. >> we do not have the goods available to the extent that we used to. that has to do with the fact that much of the infrastructure is damage. i think it will be sorted out in the next few weeks. >> japan is one of their smaller markets, compared to china or vietnam, where the retail chain has a substantial presence in the market. with the company's best annual results under its belt, they're planning to open more stores in countries where the economy is growing fast. >> no one else offers the retail concept we represent. at the level of development and sophistication that we can provide. >> they already generates two- thirds of the revenue outside of its german home market. >> the sales were raised to 4.5% last month, the highest level in two years. the rising cost of food and energy prices the main factor. the retail prices rose even faster by 5.5% interest rates. interest rates will have to go up sooner than thought to keep prices down. >> why did canute died? the popular polar bear passed away unexpectedly at the age of four last week. pathologis
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
mission in libya. we will fwlang to ybring that tu shortly. first in this case robertson joins us. my question -- nic robertson joins us. my question -- are gadhafi's troops showing any signs of cracking under the four-day assault that we have waged against them? >> reporter: from what we're seeing here in tripoli, the answer seems to be no. from the reports that we get from coalition and from opposition forces in misurata, the answer also appears to be no. from the town in the east of the country where there's been reports of fighting in the city between rebels and the government, the answer there seems to be no. coalition commanders had yesterday said they thought they were having some impact in persuading gadhafi's forces it wasn't worth fighting. we talked to naval officers today at a naval facility that was targeted overnight last night. they also told us they wouldn't -- they wouldn't be about to back down. >> what i gather from what you're saying is that even though we have established this no-fly zone that is the centerpiece of our military strategy, it has not been effective
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 9:30pm PDT
banned for any reason. some lawmakers used the words of drugs and death as a justification to ban the gatherings. the same people will send the youth as our military to die in wars and will feed and drugs to their kids were having too much energy. i wish i could keep on going. [applause] commissioner lacroix: i would like to call the next names. monica salazar, diana haris, claire stephenson, sandra mayez. >> thank you for the opportunity to speak. i am an entrepreneur, software engineer, and writer. i have been going to raise -- raves in san francisco for over 20 years. my significant other and i visit the city for the events we like here. we like the positive energy and the friends we have met on the scene for so many years. it is a huge part above our lives. when i was general manager at microsoft, i hired san francisco's geomagnetic to make videos based on things i had seen at raves. the following up on the constitutional aspects, the freedom to assemble is constitutionally protected. there is often political speech as well. a great example was playing on castro on peak -- pink sa
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 1:35am EDT
an their neighborhood star bucks. emily's smart trip card was last used for a metro bus ride at 12:42:00 p.m. monday at georgia avenue and w streets northwest near howard university. it is unclear whether she was the passenger. >> take a close look at this flier behind me. one of many posted across the district. emily last seen wearing a purple blouse, blue jeans and a black coat. she's about 5-foot, 8 inches tall, 150 pounds and her cell phone is either turned off or the battery is dead and aside from that monday morning cup of coffee, her credit cards have not been used and either has her atm card. live in morgan, andrea mckaren, 9 news now. >> thank you, andrea. >>> new at 11, the victims of last years bloody slaying on south capitol street are being remembered tonight. loved ones as well as d.c. area clergy and police gathered in southeast d.c. to memorialize those killed. it was one year ago today when a series of street crimes and retaliations between rivals escalated leading to a drive by that killed four people. five men have been indicted for the slaying and are expected t
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 11:30pm PDT
are four clear reasons why the use of categorical exemption is inappropriate. as legislators, you may not agree with that particular argument that we put forward. i asked you to look at the totality of the circumstances surrounding the project. look at the wake of the arguments. is it a reason -- weight of the arguments. is it reasonable to grant an automatic blanket and waiver of the environmental review? we have a landslide sites. we have 20-foot concrete appears to hold the foundation in place. we have the creation of four new development lots. the cumulative impacts from other projects that are certain to occur have not been reviewed or considered by the department. this project is in a very sensitive environmental areas. donnelly is it specifically within the -- not only is it within the seismic hazard study zone, it is the site of what we believe is the only fatal landslide in the history of san francisco. this is a map of maintained by the city. this was the flow of the landslide in 1942. it ended up with one fatality and three homes destroyed. three of the four lots traded by
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 5:30am PDT
change. brad said the colorado river and it's use of,hydrology, and it occurred to me, why are they not addressing climate change. why is the bureau not integrating it into the analysis of the system and i'll come back to an example of that in a moment. we have not yet done in california a systematic assessment of reservoirs. there have been some studies on specific reservoirs or river basins and how flexible or inflexible they might be under existing rules and there are a couple of studies that look at different kinds of reservoir rules but not systematically and i don't think there's been any system reoperation. corner me later and tell me i'm wrong but i would argue that on the demand for water. it has been mentioned a couple of times here. seattle may have done that and port land may have integrated it into management. temperature is going up, demand for water is going up. how many of our water agencies include in their demand forecast for the year 3020, 3050, climate effects on demand. the last california water plant did a much better job of acknowledging the issue of climate c
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. the story was written about in 2006. the program, it says, if i may quote, program using the tax identification numbers instead of social security numbers is similar to the program run by smaller lenders around the country that they distributed millions of dollars to undocumented imgrants over the past few years. let me show you how this all works. we were convinced by george bush and everybody else, the american dream was to have a house. that was the dream. so all the people in apartment buildings could haven't the american dream. some of them because they had bad credit or didn't have jobs to allow them to afford houses. remember how expensive houses used to be? those days aren't coming back so they didn't get a house so they couldn't have part of the american dream because of the big even bank. i have should put horns on the big evil bank. they wouldn't loan these people any money. what happened? the union and acorn, you know, with the baseball bats, along with the permission and blessings of the beautiful, beautiful people in washington. they said yeah, we'll back you up. th
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 3:00am EDT
being with us. "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> president obama has just announced that the four-day air assault in libya will soon achieve its objectives and the u.s. will handoff control of the operation within days. >> what are we attempting to >> what are we attempting to accomplish? >> extend the no-fly zone west towards tripoli. >> what are we attempting to accomplish. >> first comes the war, now the debate. what's the mission in libya? >> you understand there is still not a sufficient no-fly zone. >> the president couldn't say yet. still going to hand it off in days, didn't say who's going to be in charge. >> our jets are taking sides in a civil war. >> we kill his soldiers, we attack his compound, and apparently attempt to kill him. >> the obama administration's reason? pick fne. >> gadhafi needs to go. >> u.s. policy regime check. >> there hasn't been any disagreement that i'm aware of in terms of the mission. >> president obama says that the engagement in libya will be brief. >> one of our biggest concerns is libya descending into chaos and
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 1:30am PDT
would probably protect us i'd say for the next 30 to 50 years. if this is all we did, we could probably avoid serious problems with salt water intrusion. start looking at the longer term, i don't really know what you do other than install more pumps. will talked about this is a problem we have to stop. we might have to build seawalls around the city, we might have to firm up large areas, we're just going to have to pump a lot more. and i guess sort of a discussion point i have about more pumping is conceptually that's simple to do, but for the longest time we've been talking about this in our master planning efforts is the notion of sustainability and lowering green house gas emissions and in essence not using more electricity, use gravity and other things to do what we have to do. unfortunately now that we have this climate change problem and rising tides and so on, it kind of turns us around where one sort of solution that you just think of is more pumps, but how is that becoming more sustainable? i don't really know what the answer is yet and i think that's why we, you know, convene
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
>>> now "good morning maryland" at nine. >>> thanks for joining us. i am megan prink especially charley has the -- pringle. charley has the day off. we hope you will stay with us. we are going to be talk about is sexual assault. we will tell you about an event coming up a rape walk. a very brave woman is here rebecca johnsonstone who will share her story and tell us about a nonprofit she started and how it is helping women and victims. >>> also, we will switch gears and talk about a little luxury in our lives. we are talking facials and the spa is a great lace to relax especially as winter is be -- great place to relax especially as winter is ending. a local spa here will give a demonstration of what they have going on and some of the deals available right now. >>> plus, as you know, if you've joined us, we love to eat here on "good morning maryland." we have a chef in the studio cooking up not only a delicious chicken meal that's easy to make but it's healthy, too. it's chicken and artichokes. stay with us. all of that is ahead. >>> first, let's get to tot's hot topic. there's
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 1:00am EDT
i have long had a theory that people who came before us should be given the benefit of the doubt when they gave names to things that were clearly designed to warn us away from those things. the canyon where california's god forsaken nuclear power plant is located is called diablo canyon. that should have been a hint, maybe. >>> good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show." tonight from new york, if you're middle class, pay attention. our top story tonight is out of ohio. i just can't believe this one. it's on the table. and we've got a lot more coming up tonight as coalition air strikes pound libya for the fourth straight day. surveys are coming in pretty interesting and showing strange results about whether the public actually supports the president in all of this. we'll take a look at what the u.s. role should be. republicans promised to be what? the party of jobs? but their top six priorities have been anything but jobs. that's in the takedown tonight. glenn beck questions whether martin luther king was fighting for labor rights when he was assassinated and of course we'r
PBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00am PDT
. if you pay attention to me, if you use the front part of your brain, so that you can focus, and if i can touch your emotional brain, so you remember what i say, and if your brain is flexible enough to learn new things, then you're in for a treat. when you make your brain better by doing the right things, you improve your life. when you do the wrong things and hurt your brain, you make your life harder. day in and day out, every day, you're either helping or hurting your brain. did you know that blueberries are one of the best brain foods on the planet? along with avocados, walnuts, salmon, and green tea, but not getting enough sleep decreases blood flow to your brain and impairs your memory and your ability to concentrate. did you know that increasing blood flow to your brain is literally the fountain of youth? but doing things that decrease blood flow, like nicotine, too much caffeine, alcohol, inhaling toxic fumes, prematurely ages the brain. this program will be divided into three parts. in part one, i'll give you seven simple principles to change your brain and change your life.
SFGTV2
Mar 23, 2011 2:30am PDT
the pacific ocean that there are lessons that can be useful to you but our issues pale in comparison to the issues your dealing with here. first a quick description of our system. its the largest one in oregon serving about 8 hundred thousand people. 25 percent of the state and average a hundred million gallons of water a day. our primary source is the bowling river in the cascade mountains east of the city and two reservoirs and ten million gallons of usable storage. we have a secondary ground storing source on the south side of the colombia river and we have capacity to serve our base needs just by ground water some you can count portland among those that believe climate change is real and have been following it for over two decades. the ctional is a national leader. i know i need to tread carefully in san francisco talking about treading in this area but most of you are probably familiar with the list i have up here on this slide. in terms of predicted impacts for continued global warming on western water utilities perhaps it is most fundamental. what we're really strug
SFGTV
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am PDT
. the proposal before us, it seems to me, and i come here with 15 years of experience as an affordable housing advocate and someone who fought like hell during a the dot com them to stop the caster from gentrifying. it seems like this is a recipe for gentrification and displacement is poor people removal. i oppose it and i airports -- i oppose welfare for rich corporations like twitter. i oppose extending this welfare threat to geographic district of tenderloin when that means poor people can be displaced. many of them clear and transgendered people. i do not hear a plan to counter this. i am wrong and people do get displaced telesis city going to do at that point? -- what is the city going to do at that point? don't give us gentrification and displacement. supervisor chu: if i could ask folks to hold their applause until we get there public comment, that would be great. >> a quick hello to my wife who is watching at home. i'm the artistic director of nonprofit filipino-american theater south of market. i'm here with you today to ask you to postpone this legislation. althoug
SFGTV
Mar 22, 2011 9:00pm PDT
thank you to the city and to the sf commission for having us here today. my name is roxanna, in the eye and an active member of the dance community nights and weekends and a productive member of the san francisco financial district during the day -- and an avid and active member of the dance community. deejays, singers, artists, graphic designers, even volunteers, and other vital people make up the vital nightlife economy that contributes greatly to the city's bottom-line. the new york times calls it techno tourism. we came here today because we care about our rights. for someone like me, at one of the nation's top three banks, even i cannot get ahead on my career on some things alone. these are helping to dance, promote, plan, regulate, note and repeat, that i have been able to secure additional career networking. without this community, it might not have been activated or advance. i continue to be compressed by the dedication i see with in this particular community. its members and never settle for standards. constantly improving on things for our urban fabric. to these people, i
WETA
Mar 23, 2011 1:00am EDT
are down, pensions are up, particularly pension costs. federal government used to give you stimulus money. no longer and no prospect in the future. states have their own economic problem to the extent they're funding cities they've cut back as well. when you look at the biggest thing that most cities have to deal with, it is the pension costs. in new york city our pension costs used to be one and-a-half billion dollar. the reason pensions go up so much is in the public sector, you have defined benefit plans, and the private sector you have defined contribution plans. the difference is in the private sector, the employer gives x amount of money and the recipient gets it and they boy whatever they can with it. in defined benefit plans, the benefits go to the employee and whatever it costs the employer, it has to, they have to pay. and these costs are something that was given in good faith that the employees got but today cities cannot afford them. how you adjust, whether you have fewer employees, whether you get the unions agree to change or whether you down the road change the benefi
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